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« on: April 01, 2021, 03:38:20 pm »

1987B ANDRONICUS AE TETARTERON S-1987 DOC 6 CLBC 5.4.2

OBV Bust of Virgin nimbate orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast.

REV Bust of emperor wearing stemma, skaramangion or divitision, and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger.

Size 20mm

Weight 3.63gm

This is a Thessalonica minted coin, it contains no silver. It is believed to be valued at 1/864 Hyperpyron and the Metropolitan (Constantinople) issues at 1/288 Hyperpyron. This coins are much more common than Metropolitan coins and very abundant in today’s marketplace.

DOC lists 6 examples with weights ranging from 2.54 gm to 4.91 gm with sizes from 20mm to 23mm

A very beautiful  example,


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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2021, 04:11:00 pm »

Indeed.  Great condition!

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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2021, 08:40:07 pm »

Yes quite nice, wonderful detail in the nimbate hd of infant Christ.

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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2021, 01:22:44 pm »

I have two identical coins too
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2021, 01:29:46 pm »

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